In northern Mexico desiccated cattle carcasses signal a changing climate. Local farmers look to new products, such as non-toxic grains that help retain moisture, to solve their problems.
In the midst of a killer drought, a lake in Chihuahua has dried up, 350,000 cattle have died, and farmers are spending up to $10,000 a month pumping underground water for irrigation.
A former school drop-out, Esteban Ruiseco is the type of teenager Mexico's drug cartels prey upon. And he might have joined them, if the clarinet hadn't given him hope for a better future.
A federal trial in Memphis connects a local crime to the international drug trade.
Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world and home to many Ninis, young people with little education and no jobs. One youth found refuge in an orchestra.
Staggering crime rates and economic decline in Ciudad Juarez offer little prospect for young people with no jobs and no education. Many of them are turning to drug cartels for work.
With at least 48,000 casualties in the last five years, the drug war in Mexico has resulted in widespread desensitization to the violence that permeates daily life.
As scientists make progress against Ug99, a fungus that threatens wheat crops worldwide, new methods to produce and distribute disease-resistant seeds must also be developed.
Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II speaks with KERA News about the impact of Mexico's bloody drug war on those living in Ciudad Juarez.
As the world's population reaches 7 billion, experts see women's education as a vital tool for dealing with population issues in developing countries.
Increased border security after the 9/11 attacks has led to an upsurge in violent crime, drug use and economic distress in Mexico.
Natana DeLong-Bas, Professor of Theology at Boston College, debunks post-9/11 misconceptions of Islam that have persisted in the wake of the terror attacks.